Apparently not a match. Johan Heinrich Wessel was married to Elizabeth Voss. They DID have a son Bernard who was born in 1876 in Westphalia. Bernard died in 1926 in Melrose, MN, USA. Bernard married Rose Inderrieden (born 1879, Westphalia)in Melrose, MN, USA in 1900. They had 15 children. Johan had two older brothers, Johan Friedrich Wessel and Theodore Diedrich Wessel; and an older, sister Maria Frederica Wessel.